Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.

R 2015 118 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 14+

Powerful, Emotional, at Times Depressing Drama

Room is a powerful drama about woman who is raped, confined to a tiny room and gives birth to a son. The film centres around the relationship between Ma (the mother) and jack (the son) and the way he sees the world living his life in a tiny room. Violence : 1/5 This film has little to no violence but is very serious and at times very depressing as it deals with serious themes like suicide, rape and abduction. A woman is strangled by a man for a brief period of time. Language 3/5 About 5 F-Words, other mild profanities. Sex and nudity : 3/5 No nudity at all. Sex/rape is heard. A woman’s naked silhouette is seen behind glass when she is taking a shower. Drinking, Drugs and Smoking : 2/5 A woman tries to kill her self by overdosing on prescription pills. Messages : 3/5 Messages about parently love, family and determination.

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age 17+

Really great but for older teens and adults

This is a great movie! There is a sceen where ma has a drug overdose and there is some sex but you dont actually see anything but you see the man taking off his pants and they say lets get into bed

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex

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